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Our mission is to provide an educational foundation that allows each student to reach his or her individual potential.

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Wish Week Kid Sean in a superhero costume

During Wish Week, many DCSD high schools and their feeder schools, along with charter schools, partner with The Make-a-Wish Foundation and other charities to honor the wishes of children battling significant health challenges. Schools plan festivities that cater to the dreams of the school’s Wish Kids. DCSD communities overwhelmingly support the annual fundraisers. This year, DCSD schools raised an incredible $730,221.

Read More about DCSD Celebrates Wish Week 2024
Legacy Point Elementary globe award

Legacy Point Elementary School has been named a Leader in Me Legacy School by FranklinCovey Education, making it the first school in Colorado to receive the recognition. Legacy School recognition is the highest honor for Leader in Me schools. A Legacy School exemplifies a strong leadership culture by unleashing the highest potential in students, staff and families within the greater school community. 

Read More about Legacy Point Elementary First School in Colorado to be Named a Leader in Me Legacy School
A boy enjoying a ride in a wheelbarrow.

Convergint’s STEP Up for Schools Initiative recently brought close to four hundred volunteers and their families to Stone Canyon Outdoor EdVentures to provide some renovations and upgrades to the campus that serves thousands of students every year in Douglas County.

Read More about Convergint’s Step Up Program Brings Volunteers to Stone Canyon Outdoor EdVentures (opens in new window/tab)

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By The Numbers

The Douglas County School District is Colorado's third-largest school district.

63,000

Students PreK - 12

90

Schools

$118M+

In Scholarships 

90.8%

Graduation Rate

$4.5M+

Concurrent Enrollment Savings

#11

TestPrep's Most Envied School District in America